The City of Garfield Heights will begin a limited reopening and entry process to the Civic Center only, to include ONLY Council Members, Residents attending Council Meetings and other pertinent City meetings ONLY.

Senior Center


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LSW Director of Social Services

Kathy Rush-Parsson


216-475-3257 (fax)

Joseph Snyder, Administrative Assistant

Laketia Gaston, Clerical Support

The mission of the Garfield Heights Senior Center is to provide a range of services, activities and volunteer opportunities which promote independence for older persons.

The Garfield Heights Senior Center is located in the Civic Center, 5407 Turney Road and is presently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

For details, contact us at 216-475-3244 or fax 216-475-3257.


Senior's Zoom Chat with Mayor Matthew Burke

The City of Garfield Heights is inviting you to a scheduled weekly Zoom meeting,  hosted by Mayor Matthew Burke.  Meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.  For more information, please click here.  The meeting link is

On-Site Services

  • Suspended indefinitely

In-Home Services

Supportive Services


  • Water and sewer discounts (Homestead & Disability)

  • Homestead exemption

  • HEAP - Ohio Energy Assistance (discounts for gas, October to March)

  • Home maintenance loans/grants

Tax Assistance

  • Free income tax assistance provided by trained AARP volunteers

  • Call in January to schedule your appointment

Senior Activities

  • All activities have been suspended indefinitely.

Senior Transportation

Transportation Services- Click here for Registration

  • Transportation is provided by the City of Garfield Heights for residents 60 years of age or older or those who have disabilities. Transportation is available within established geographic boundaries. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. Priority is given for dialysis patients and medical appointments. The service that is provided is curb-to-curb (riders must be able to board and deboard independently with minimal assistance). All buses are wheelchair accessible.

  • To register, schedule a ride or for more information, call the Senior Center at 216-475-3244 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

For more information regarding transportation for Seniors, please click here.

Food/Nutrition Programs

Montly Food Pantry

  • Sponsored by the City of Garfield Heights. The Food Pantry is available to income-qualifying residents on the third Wednesday of every month, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m on the third Thursday of every month between the hours of 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Senior Market Program (Temporarily Canceled)

  • The Greater Cleveland Food Bank delivers fresh produce to the Garfield Heights Senior Center to be distributed to senior citizens.